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For breathtaking, picture-postcard beauty, Austria's natural landscapes are hard to beat. While the country is renowned for its ski resorts in the stunning Alps, there’s also much to look forward to if you choose to go during the warmer months. Enjoy countless opportunities for walking, cycling and hiking as well as day trips to elegant cities like Salzburg and Vienna while holidaying in Austria.
Browse our selection of campsites to find fantastic accommodation options, swimming pools, great amenities and exciting entertainment for the whole family.
Camping Holidays In Austria
For an unforgettable experience deep in the heart of nature, camping in Austria offers up the ideal alpine holiday, whether you're looking for an activity-filled escape with all the family or a relaxing trip away from it all. Book with us today.
Our Best Campsites In Austria
Camping holidays in Austria with us couldn’t be better if you’re after an equal mix of fresh air, sightseeing and R&R. Our campsite, Bella Austria, is based in the Styria province and set amongst spectacular Austrian countryside.
It’s a great base to make the most of all that this fantastic country has to offer, as well as being an ideal introduction to holidays in Austria. Stay in a modern mobile home and spend your days discovering the surrounding villages and landscapes by bike before relaxing in the heated lagoon-style swimming pool back at the campsite.
Popular Regions For Camping Holidays in Austria
Austria is largely mountainous, making it an obvious choice for those wanting a camping holiday filled with the very best outdoor pursuits. The north is where you’ll find the snow-capped Alps that are dotted with quaint mountain villages and towns as well as being within close proximity to the fascinating city of Salzburg.
Central Austria is a charming and welcoming region, with the Danube running through its heart, that’s known for its riverside vineyards and fairy tale castles. For something even more idyllic, head to southern Styria with its enchanting forests, rolling hills and Brothers Grimm inspired theme park.
Things to do when camping in Austria
From swimming in lakes fed by the crystal-clear waters of Alpine rivers to strolling around the architectural masterpieces of Vienna, there are countless reasons to choose Austria for your next camping holiday.
If you’re after an adventure-packed trip, you’ll find plenty to take your fancy not only in the glorious Alps but also in Styria to the south. While the former provides opportunities for swimming in lakes and waterfalls in addition to year-round snow sports, the latter’s woodlands and vineyards are perfect for leisurely hikes and wine tasting.
Music lovers and fans of period architecture will no doubt enjoy a trip to Salzburg; the birthplace of Mozart and one of Austria’s most historic cities. Other metropolises worth a wander include Graz — a UNESCO World Heritage Site fit to bursting with beautiful Baroque buildings — and, of course, Vienna with its imperial palaces and welcoming coffee houses.
This stunning alpine country rewards visitors with beautiful nature landscapes featuring mountains and rivers, as well as culturally rich cities full of history and wonder. So why not take the time to discover Austria on a fantastic camping holiday.
Camping in Austria: an ideal destination for camping between the majestic mountain peaks
Head to Austria for a stay in the heart of nature. The snow-capped peaks, the flora of the mountain pastures and the meandering rivers are waiting to be explored on foot, while lovely lakes are ideal for fishing and swimming with the family.
Live a unique alpine experience in the heart of nature. Discover Austrian traditions in Vienna and Salzburg, the country's emblematic cities. Staying at the campsite is the best way to discover the most beautiful treasures of Austria.
Where to go camping in Austria? 4 of the most beautiful regions to discover
A camping holiday in Austria nestles you in charming countryside where you can recharge your batteries, breathe in the fresh mountain air and appreciate local traditions.
Camping in northern Austria
The north of Austria is home to the famed region of Tyrol with its typical alpine life and picturesque villages, as well as its rich history and heritage.
Go camping in Tyrol for a stay in the heart of the mountains
Tyrol is a brilliant destination that showcases the best of the country, where you can discover its mountains, green valleys and charming flower-filled villages during your camping holiday in Austria.
Camping in the Salzburg region with its incredible historical heritage
Located two and a half hours from Vienna, Salzburg is a wonderful city best known as the birthplace of Mozart. Its historic town centre is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and top tourist attractions include the Hohensalzburg Fortress and Getreidegasse Street.
Camping in southern Austria
The south of Austria is a collection of breath-taking natural spaces and ancestral towns proud of their customs and traditions.
Camping in Carinthia with its picturesque lakes
Nicknamed the Austrian Riviera, Carinthia is known for its mild climate and 1,300 lakes. Its opulent capital, Klagenfurt, will amaze you, while its fortified villages, perched in the hills, will leave you enchanted!
Camping in the heart of Styria with its rich traditions
Camping in Styria is very popular with locals and tourists alike, as the region benefits from longer and warmer summers, almost like Mediterranean ones. With vineyards akin to Tuscany, and the iconic UNESCO World Heritage city of Graz, Styria is sure to charm and captivate you with equal measure.
Austria: an ideal destination for any type of holiday
The exceptional natural setting, quality facilities and fantastic leisure facilities of our campsites in Austria will appeal to all types of holidaymaker.
Camping for families with children
Our campsites in Austria will delight the whole family with their swimming pools and outdoor play areas, just like those at Campsite Maltschachersee. The natural setting is perfect for a wide range of outdoor activities including walking, cycling, swimming, kayaking, sailing and much more.
Camping for couples
Between breath-taking surroundings and superb amenities onsite, our campsites in Austria offer the ideal place for an intimate escape for couples. After a rejuvenating walk by the lake, couples can enjoy a romantic massage together on a stay at 5-star Campsite Seeblick Toni.
The majority of our campsites in Austria accept dogs allowing you to create memorable holiday moments with your four-legged friends. Enjoy running through endless green landscapes with your canine companion on a stay at Campsite Bella Austria.
The best 3, 4 and 5 star campsites in Austria
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Campsites with a water park
A campsite with a water park allows you to cool off in summer and live unforgettable moments with your family. Children will love the indoor water park at Campsite Sport Woferlgut. If you prefer the outdoors, head to the recreational pools of Campsite Draucamping Sachsenburg.
Campsites with a swimming pool
There's nothing like a swim to cool off during your summer camping trip in Austria. Dive into the outdoor swimming pool at Campsite Bella Austria or admire the beautiful views of the snow-capped mountains of Tyrol from the heated swimming pool at Campsite Goldried.
5 star luxury campsites
Experience a luxury camping holiday at our 5-star campsites in Austria. Discover first-rate services and high levels of comfort at brilliant resort such as Campsite Seeblick Toni, a haven of peace nestled in the mountains.
Our advice for an ideal camping holiday in Austria
Prepare for your stay in the best possible way with our advice to make the most of your camping holiday in Austria!
When to go camping in Austria?
If swimming appeals to you, then choose summer for a camping holiday in Austria. For those who prefer to stay dry, spring is also very pleasant, and is one of the most colourful seasons.
How much does it cost to go camping in Austria?
Prices for a camping holiday in Austria vary, and can range from €135 for a 7 night stay at Bella Austria in September to €964 for a 7 night stay in July at the same campsite.
What different camping accommodation is available in Austria?
We have a great choice of accommodation at our campsites in Austria including mobile homes complete with sun terraces like those at Campsite Draucamping Sachsenburg, equipped tents like those at Campsite Sport Woferlgut and charming apartments like those at Campsite Maltschachersee.
Which campsites in Austria allow dogs?
Our dog-friendly campsites in Austria are Campsite Bella Austria and Campsite Sport Woferlgut.
What is the best lakeside campsite in Austria?
Campsite Seeblick Toni is the best option for staying by a lake in Austria, especially since the water in Lake Reintal is drinkable!
Which is the best campsite with swimming pool in Austria?
While we have several campsites with a swimming pool in Austria, Sport Woferlgut is very popular with our customers thanks to its spacious indoor pools and an outdoor pool surrounded by lush greenery.
What is the best romantic campsite in Austria?
The best campsite for a romantic stay 5-star Campsite Seeblick Toni where couples can enjoy aesthetically pleasing and intimate accommodation and a relaxing wellness area.
Which campsites in Austria have a spa?
You can enjoy massages and other relaxing treatments at the Seeblick Toni and Sport Woferlgut campsites.
What campsites in Austria have bungalows?
A selection of our campsite in Austria feature bungalows, namely Draucamping Sachsenburg, Seeblick Toni and Bella Austria.
What is the best campsite in Tyrol, Austria?
If you want to experience the treasures of Tyrol, we recommend staying at the fabulous Campsite Seeblick Toni.
How to get to Austria?
From the UK and Ireland, the quickest way to get to Austria is by plane. Travellers can fly to Austrian cities from London, Dublin and Edinburgh on a direct flight, as well as from Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and Cork on flights with one stop-over. It is possible to drive to Austria within 24 hours, arriving at mainland Europe by the traditional ferry ports that serve English Channel crossings.
How to get around in Austria?
Driving your own or a hire car is the most convenient way of getting around in Austria. If necessary, you can also rely on the country's very efficient rail network, as well as buses.
What to eat in Austria?
Austrian has many traditional dishes worth sampling on your visit, namely:
- Schnitzel - thinly sliced and pounded meat that is then bread-crumbed and deep fried.
- Tafelspitz - a typical dish featuring meat and vegetables.
- Goulash - A popular Central European stew of meat, vegetables and paprika.
- Käsespätzle - Dumplings with cheese and fried onions.
- Pastries such as Apfelstrudel, Sachertorte or Kaiserschmarren.
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